U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday, in a show of force the Pentagon said demonstrated the range of military options available to President Donald Trump.
North Korea in recent weeks detonated its sixth nuclear bomb and has test-fired intercontinental missiles - saying it needs to defend itself against hostility from the United States and its allies.
North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho warned on Thursday that North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale over the Pacific.
China appears to be signaling to the USA that it will strictly enforce punishments on North Korea, to preempt potential US sanctions on Chinese banks and businesses that were threatened by the Trump administration.
"The new sanctions set a cap on crude and refined oil exports to North Korea at 8.5 million barrels per year, which represents a 30 percent reduction, according to US officials".
President Donald Trump is meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday about the ongoing North Korea crisis.
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Kim responded in a statement, calling Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard" and said "a frightened dog barks louder".
The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea, just 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) northwest of where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, according to an official from Seoul's Korea Meteorological Administration.
"Our new executive order will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea's efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind", Trump said.
"Once we can assess the nature of this threat, the president will make a decision regarding the appropriate actions", Tillerson said, adding that Trump would receive advice from the National Security Council and others but that, "ultimately, it will be his decision".
The latest threats of a bomb-and-missile test coming out of Pyongyang, as NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reported earlier this month, raises the specter not seen since the height of the Cold War. "Rather than hurl threats and try to pass the buck to China, the USA should accept its responsibility, and do more to resolve the issue through dialogue and negotiation".
Kim gave Trump a nickname of his own ― and it's one that sent Americans scrambling for a dictionary.
The flight underscored "the seriousness with which we take DPRK's reckless behavior", the Pentagon said, using an acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, North Korea's official name.